The Wedding of the Farruca

The Wedding of the Farruca (1913)


Genre: Comic-lyrical fantasy in one act.
Text: Gonzalo Cantó and Guillermo Hernández Mir.
Music: Francisco Alonso.
Premiere: December 22, 1913, at Teatro Cervantres, Seville.
Performers of the premiere: U. López, L. Moscat, C. Rojas, I. Murillo, R. Galindo, E. Latorre, V. Carrasco, R. Blanca, H. Velasco.

Set in Olympus, it premiered in Madrid on February 21, 1914 at Teatro Apolo after having been a hit in the provinces. According to the reviews of the time the music was more popular than the book and well over a hundred performances were staged.


Vamos a casar a la Farruca
Ya tiene la niña novio
En vísperas de la boda
Consumatum est
¡Al fin solos! Apoteosis

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